The I quit sugar program: cravings + crankiness (week 4)

Welcome to week four! For many of you, it’s your second week of life completely devoid of sugar…how are you feeling? Noticing any changes in your body? Moods?

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But first, some housekeeping:

  • if you’re enjoying the detox process and want to take it further…Nutritionist Michele Chevalley Hedge is running a four-day Cleanse & Nourish Retreat in Byron late April. Find the details here. I’ll be dropping in for sure!
  • A gentle reminder to get on board with me for FebFast. Join my team or donate here. I VERY much endorse quitting booze if you’re quitting sugar…it will make the process easier. And while you’re on a righteous roll…!
  • I’m giving away 60 packs of sugar free The Muesli (worth $20) involves a quick questionnaire…details here…the offer ends THIS Wednesday COB.
  • And, yes, finally, we’re going to do a webinar next Monday January 30 at 6:30pm.

You’ll need to join via my I Quit Sugar facebook page here 

But back to cravings and crankiness…I found some info this week that backs up my approach (and which I really implore everyone to observe):

Don’t push it. We’re experimenting, people. Everything’s cool.

Some of you are feeling guilty about giving in and lapsing. Like I’ve said before, not a problem. Sit. Observe what the cake or the chocolate or whatever did to your mood, your mouth, your vibe. And move on.

Some of you are also getting a bit fretty about whether you’re doing things “right”…all I can say is, Yep, you are (if you’re conscious of your habits now). And keep asking questions. The comments forum is proving a festy petri dish of tips and advice. Wade in!

Just quickly, I cam across this factoid during the week, which I find interesting:

An estimated 70 per cent of Americans do not consume sufficient nutrients – due to the amount of refined and processed foods eaten. Can you believe it??? Modern malnutrition, hey. Esteemed wellness guru Dr. Joel Fuhrman says malnutrition is what causes us to crave certain food. He says  to stop the “addictive drives and perverted cravings” we suffer from, it is essential to restore nutritional excellence.

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